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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Located in: Westside District


2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
United States

Phone: 520-883-1380

Fax: 520-883-2500

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Focused on the preservation of the Sonoran Desert, The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will turn your idea of a museum inside out. Guests will enjoy a quintessential Sonoran Desert experience which includes: an unforgettable fusion zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, aquarium and art gallery. Explore 21 acres with two miles of walking trails. Highlights include Stingray Touch, the Hummingbird Aviary, Warden Aquarium and Earth Sciences Center where guests descend into a replica limestone cave. Enjoy live animal presentations that showcase a variety of desert animals and be sure not to miss Raptor Free Flight (seasonal) where native birds of prey fly so close you can feel the brush of feathers! Open daily, year-round. Hours/rates vary.

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  • #1 of 307 things to do in Tucson
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Great place to spend the day!

There is so much to see and do, that you could stay all day. We spent the afternoon and saw just a fraction of the museum. The live demonstrations and discussions in the Warden Oasis Theater featured...

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Dont miss Raptors they make your visit so much more special.Concept of the whole museum is very smart,zoo,botanical section and much more makes it a must while in Tuscon.

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Always amazing

I have been visiting this remarkable museum for fifty years and am always amazed at how committed the staff and volunteers are to excellence. Last year I was ginger a behind the scenes tour....if...

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
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  • Patio Dining
  • Private Dining Room

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 700
  • Reception Capacity 1000
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  • Theatre Capacity: 265
  • Classroom Capacity: 150